Mark Standon - Classical Guitarist

This classical guitarist graduated with a BA in Performing Arts from the Welsh College of Music, Cardiff, attended master classes with Neil Smith, Carlos Bonell and Julian Bream and graduated with a MA in composition and performance from Huddersfield University.

He is building up a reputation and following as a superb guitarist in the Northwest of England, also finding time to play at weddings and corporate functions.

Repertoire includes everything from earlier renaissance lute dances to popular Spanish guitar music, Gershwin, folk tunes and Flamenco. He is also a very good reader and is always happy to learn special requests provided enough notice is given.

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Mark Standon - Classical Guitarist Repertoire

TV, Film, Adverts

  • Theme from Spartacus - Khatchurian
  • Over the Rainbow
  • Cavatina
  • Somewhere my Love (Anita's Waltz) Dr Zhivago
  • Air on G String - Bach

Popular Classical Tunes

  • Fur Elise - Beethoven
  • Morning - Grieg
  • Gymnopedie - Satie
  • Jesu Joy of - Bach
  • Theme fron Pathetique Sonata - Beethoven
  • Canon in D - Pachelbel
  • Pavanne - Faure

Spanish Classical

  • Studies in Bm, D, Em - Sor
  • Cantabile - Sor
  • Andante Largo - Sor
  • Mozart Variations - Sor
  • Lagrima - Tarrega
  • Recuerdos De L'Alhambra - Tarrega
  • Leyanda - Albeniz
  • (Granada and Sevilla by Abeniz are being learnt)
  • Canarios - Sanz
  • Fantasie - Mudarra

Spanish Flamenco/Folk

  • Various Flamenco Dances
  • Malaguena
  • Sevillanos
  • Rumba
  • Fandaguillo


  • Bach Lute Suite in Em
  • Prelude in D - Bach
  • Prelude D minor - Bach
  • Tombeau - Weiss
  • Renaissance Lute Dances

and many, many more

Mark Standon - Classical Guitarist Feedback

"Hi Geoff, he was absolutely fantastic! We thanked him at the time, he really made the wedding breakfast special. Regards" Mrs Lewis, June 2014